Baby eyesight develops rapidly after birth and for the next months. From the start, Babies can make out high contrast and the dark and contrasting attention-catching spots all over Sophie the Giraffe’s body provide visual stimulation.Baby quickly develops a level of recognition for Sophie, so she will easily come to love and recognize this toy on sight.
The sense of hearing in an infant develops much before the birth of the baby. The funny sound Sophie makes when she is squeezed helps to stimulate baby’s hearing, and then later, helps him to understand the link between cause and effect. Parents may not enjoy the squeaky sound as much as Baby, but most Babies 's reactions to it are priceless !
Sophie the Giraffe is made of 100% natural rubber and food paint, and is completely safe to chew, just like a feeding bottle teat. Her soft texture and her shape make her perfect for soothing baby’s sore gums during teething.
Babies respond to touch in similar ways as adults do. Infants use their fingers and hands to 'feel' the things and people around them. Sophie the Giraffe’s very soft feel stimulates physiological and emotional response that soothe baby and promote healthy growth and well-being.
Smell is the most advanced, out of the five senses, present in babies at the time of birth. Made with rubber directly from the Hevea tree, Sophie has a smell that is recognizable to your baby and increase the attraction to it.
•Bonus! Sophie is very easy to grip:
Sophie the Giraffe’s shape and her 18 cm -7 inches- size are perfect for baby’s small hands. She is very light, and her long legs and neck are easy for baby to grip, even from his earliest days.